Mrs. Clark

Mrs. Clark Irene Clark is a very active with a mind and will of her own. Even though her CHF and COPD have affected her life, she was determined to work hard to return to her home alone, even though oxygen would be needed. Her therapy at Dellridge was monumental to her recovery and getting […]

Mr. Grunstein

Mr. Grunstein Mr. Grunstein came to Dellridge for subacute rehabilitation in April of 2013, after having hip replacement surgery. He came to us after learning of our 5 star status and seeing first hand the quality care that he witnessed. One month after his surgery, he was actively back to playing tennis, a sport he […]

Ms. Kush

Ms. Kush “Hip replacement was not on the top of my list of things to do”. I was stubborn – I wasn’t even thinking about replacement of my hip. But then I kept falling and it was impacting my hobbies which are cooking and traveling with the family. It was time. The staff at Dellridge […]

Mr. Capozzi

Mr. Capozzi Mr. Capozzi was with us in February of 2014 after having a hip replacement. He did so well with his therapy that his stay was only six days and he walked out with his cane in the air. “My therapists were wonderful,” he says, “they were so good working with me and pushing […]

What you Need to Know About Joint Replacement

GETTING MOVING AGAINIt may come as a surprise to you that total joint replacement patients are usually encouraged to get up and start moving around as soon as possible after surgery—as early as the day of surgery. When you are medically stable, the physical therapist will recommend certain exercises for the affected joint. Physical therapy […]

What to Expect after a Stroke

Having a stroke can be a life-altering event. The effects of ones stroke may seem significant now, but it is important to remember that the first year of recovery is critical in order to regain strength and return to prior functional levels. Extensive rehabilitation consisting of physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy will be […]

What is Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation is a specialty in the medical field that focuses primarily on improving a person’s physical functioning. It is the individual’s entire body that the various professionals within the field target to assist in helping a patient improve to prior or optimal levels of functioning. The three main disciplines within Rehabilitation are Physical Therapy, Occupational […]

Preventing Dehydration

Preventing Dehydration In Older Adults What is dehydration?Dehydration is a lack of fluid in the body. It is often caused by poor fluid intake or by losing too many fluids through normal body processes. Fluid is critical to most body functions. It is important for carrying oxygen and energy to the body, as well as […]

Good Nutrition for Healthy Aging

Eating a low salt, low-fat diet with plenty of fruits, vegetables, and fiber can actually reduce your age-related risks of chronic diseases. Eating a variety of foods will help meet your nutrient needs. Successful Aging Strategies Good nutrition plays an important role in how well you age. Protein – a part of all living cells• […]

What is Subacute Care

Now that you or your family member have been discharged from the hospital to our center, it is important to explain some of the essential differences between the care received in an acute hospital and that received in a subacute/rehabilitation facility. In an acute hospital, a patient’s acuity (severity of medical problems) is much higher. […]